It is financial insurance.
Oxford Castle and the Victoria and Albert in London. All very solid things are solid until they are not.
The Alpha Strategy is a simple means to proof oneself from inflation.
Buy durable items that are of practical use. These are cheaper to buy now than during an inflationary spiral.
Invest in yourself (education, fitness and so on).
Buy gold and silver.
Buy bonds (unless index linked).
Hold money on deposit.